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Summit Hut Guide, Hearthstone page. Circa 1980.

Description 

Large west facing buttress opposite Chimney Rock. (There are two formations across from Chimney Rock. The uphill slabby formation is Friction Rock. The downhill steeper formation is Hearthstone)


Getting There 

Park as for Chimney Rock. Walk down Catalina Highway until opposite the Hearthstone. Look for an exposed rocky drainage to the left of the buttress. This forms the approach. Drop down into the streambed and head upstream just a bit to get to the drainage. As you approach the wall, trails take off right leading to the base.


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3 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hearthstone:
Trick or Treat   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
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Trick or Treat 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Hearthstone
Deceptively steep corner with fun stemming and jamming down low. Up higher, follow a face crack. Pitch two moves left and then right and up. Limited protection and some hollow rock but easy climbing. If you don't have rope drag on pitch one, consider doing the entire route as one long pitch. Fun climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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Hearthstone, as seen from Chimney Rock.
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By 1Eric Rhicard
Mar 26, 2008

There are a number of good routes here and it is in the shade in the morning. It is easy to spend a day here if you climb trad 5.10 - 5.11